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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Sutton, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16
In the last issue you report on cuts to public transport expenditure in South Yorkshire, Cumbria and Herefordshire, including the withdrawal of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley, Bere Alston PL20
Critical to the debate around the relative merits of a bus Quality Contract and a partnership in Tyne & Wear is the content and enforceability of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
FirstGroup has appointed Teresa Broxton managing director for bus operations in Greater Manchester. Broxton, 49, has been finance director for First... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  It’s difficult to know what to make of the Office of National Statistics’ findings on how commuting affects personal well-being.... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
It may not rank up there with the post-deregulation bus wars that broke out on Britain’s streets in the 1980s, but the decision of a taxi... continue
Local Transport Today
News
John W E Helm
Go-Ahead Group results for the last six months to 28 December 2013 record strong growth in both bus and rail sectors. The group showed a 21.4%... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
the scottish Government has explained the proposed arrangements for transport regulation in the event of a Yes vote in the independence referendum on... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
FirstGroup has proposed introducing a 'New Bus for Leeds' modelled on London's new double-deckers as a lower-cost alternative improvement to the... continue
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People/people
Tim Jackson has been appointed head of the British Isles business unit created by French public transport operator RATP Dev. Jackson has led his own... continue
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People/people
John Henkel has been appointed interim director general of Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, following the retirement of Kieran Preston (LTT 19 Dec 13).... continue
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News
FirstGroup has received the green light from the Office of Fair Trading to acquire the bus business of Finglands Coachways Ltd in Manchester. First... continue
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Regular news
All supported bus services in Cumbria are likely to be withdrawn by the end of March next year as the council grapples with budget cuts. Cumbria... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel is to withdraw three electric bus services in St Helens as part of a programme of spending cuts.  The E10, E11 and E12 free town... continue
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Regular news
Bus service withdrawals, higher fares and staff cuts are among the ways South Yorkshire PTE plans to cope with a 9.7% cut to its budget from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
HS2 Ltd should consider paying Birmingham’s bus operators compensation for the disruption caused by constructing the London-West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London buses are to go cashless from the middle of this year, Transport for London has announced. Cash fares currently make up 1% of all bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the Cheshire area are cutting how much reimbursement they pay bus operators for concessionary travel. Cheshire East, Cheshire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council plans to retain 10% of the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) that the DfT will pay the council for tendered services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The bus industry is urging the Government to introduce tax incentives for employees who commute to work by bus. The ‘Bus Bonus’ scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of replacing local authority bus contracts have fallen for the fifth successive year, the Association of Transport Co-ordinating Officers... continue
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